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Jeanine Valrie Logan Mothers' Stories

Natalie D. Preston-Washington Photo: Jeanine-Valrie-Logan  Excerpted from from Free to Breastfeed: Voices of Black Mothers published by Praeclarus Press, used with permission. Black mothers: let a tradition be born There is no legacy of breastfeeding on my side of the family. I am my parent’s only child and my mother did not breastfeed me. Nor did her sister breastfeed her daughter, which explains why my...

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Christina Simantiri Features

Updated September 2016 HopeAllyson Dwiggins, Pennsylvania, USA Photo: Christina Simantiri   Tradition is a powerful element in how we choose to do many things. Our mothers and grandmothers were our first teachers and, through their often unconscious example, they paved the way for us. Following many of these maternal traditions makes sense. The tradition of carrying babies in our arms is as old as humanity itself....

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